Tag Archives: Sono Luminus
20th & 21st century Icelandic works, with some other Europeans as well, for violin and piano. Lovely!
Abstract, slow works for strings and winds–interesting!
A lovely collection of works from 1600 on for lute and viola da gamba, including Allman’s Little Martha! Play!
Rumbling, dark, slow works, very abstract, for winds,percussion and string ensemble.
Singer, cellist, composer, collaborator, these are ambient works, some voice and electronics.
Ambient, yet intense works, interesting with voice.
Very abstract, ambient and dark string quartets, sometimes quite strong. Also one guitar piece.
Varying interesting mix of piano studies and mostly contemporary/modern, intense to lyrical. Play!
A mix of Baroque and modern works/transcriptions. Play most!
Jasper String Quartet performs 1 piece by Kernis, abstract, nice, a bit intense in parts, and 1 by Debussy–impressionistic/abstract.
Cellist Saeunn Thorstensdottir plays these very abstract solo pieces by Icelandic composers. Plucking, squeaking and other sounds. Halgrimsson’s lyrical. Play!
Bruce Levingston performs pieces from different musical eras, all exploring humanity and emotions. Play!
Female chorale group Lorelei Ensemble performs works from Renaissance to contemporary, ethereal.
With sounds, droning, dark, quiet, meandering pieces. Play!
Early works of a modernist/avant-garde composer, unexpectedly lyrical. Play!
String works by Riley and Scodanibbio. Riley’s sweet with guitar, Scodanibbio’s Baroque-like with some atonality. Play!
Old to new, transcriptions for cello + guitar of some lovely pieces, most Latin/Hispanic in rhythms. Play!
Interesting, contemporary, percussion pieces performed by Los Angeles Percussion Quartet. Play!
Contemporary string quartets, by Mazzoli, Lang, Greenstein and others. Play!
Violast Watras has released this CD of modern works, many by her, abstract and contemporary.
Baroque works by Byrd, Bull and Gibbons performed by Alina Rotaru.
Echoes of Philip Glass, highly lyrical, textured pieces for piano with occasional accompaniment of guitar, electronics, cello, violin. Play!
Known from his haunting soundtracks, don’t call this minimalism…
Renaissance “folk” tunes, instrumental and with voice–lute, komutz, colascione and percussion. “John Barleycorn” popularized by Traffic included. Play! Suitable for folk programming.
Stylistically varying pieces for cello with piano: “classical”, Latin, jazz, Impressionistic…Play!